Beach House Style Guide

Get the coastal look wherever you live with our expert tips on beach house style for every room of your home.

Total Beach House Guide

Enjoy our room-by-room decorating tips to help you capture the coastal style wherever you live.


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The Living Room

The Living Room

Outline your design. Call attention to a room's architectural elements, such as trim and molding, by either leaving them natural or painting them in a punchy hue. Give upholstered furniture a similar wake-up call with contrasting welting or colorful accent pillows.

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100 Comfy Cottage Rooms 

Develop your coastal cottage’s style by following these simple tricks.

Lacy curtains, fresh florals, and plenty of monogrammed pillows are just a few of the feminine touches that give this room its calming and sweet mood. Pieces scored at thrift stores and flea markets were refreshed with paint, then artfully applied to achieve the shabby-chic distressed look.